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Hot Hits

Ballet Across America

The Kennedy Center
May. 28 – Jun. 2
Ballet Across America series returns, illustrating the dynamic variety of artistry happening across American companies today.

Chick Corea & Béla Fleck

Strathmore
Fri. May 10
Chick Corea and Béla Fleck, two master songwriters, musicians, and band leaders come together for a genre-busting pairing of piano and banjo.

Diana Ross

Wolf Trap
Thu. Jun 27
A legendary performer of the Motown era both as a solo artist and with The Supremes, Diana Ross’ music catalog will have audiences dancing to classics.

VeVe & tha Rebels and DuPont Brass

Sixth & I
Sat. Apr 27
The original Afro-folk songs of VeVe & tha Rebels combined with DuPont Brass delights with an unabashedly soulful mash-up of styles to uplift the spirit.

Queens of Egypt

National Geographic
Thru Sep. 2
This multisensory exhibition will bring you back in time some 3,500 years, to the 18th and 19th dynasties of ancient Egypt.

Broadway Center Stage: Tommy

The Kennedy Center
Apr. 25 – 28
Celebrates 50 years of the iconic rock album, is a part of the Broadway Center Stage series of starry musicals in semi-staged concert productions.

Spunk

Signature Theatre
Apr. 30 – Jun. 23
Glowing with wit, humor and energy, resonating with evocative staging and soulful music, three tales of survival are told in the key of the blues.

Grand Hotel, The Musical

Signature Theatre
Apr. 23 – May. 19
At the bustling Grand Hotel eclectic guests and staff collide in a non-stop musical toast to the high life.

Alan Cumming: Legal Immigrant

Strathmore
Wed. Apr 24
The set list for Alan Cumming’s provocative new concert show is as eclectic and idiosyncratic as Cumming himself.

Lucky Plush: Rooming House

The Kennedy Center
May. 2 – 4
Lucky Plush Productions makes its Kennedy Center debut with this insightful and surprisingly humorous dance/theater “whodunit.”

Philharmonix

Sixth & I
Sat. May 4
These seven members of the Berlin and Vienna Philharmonic Orchestras will leave their tuxedos and all inhibitions behind.

Jazz in the Garden at the National Gallery of Art: May 18 - August 24

Friday evenings from 5-8:30pm monumental works of art set to tunes ranging from African fusion and go-go to New Orleans Dixieland and salsa.

Spotlights

Tintoretto: Artist of Renaissance Venice

National Gallery of Art
Thru Jul. 9

Hawaiian Cultural Festival

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
May. 18 – 19

Into the Woods

Ford's Theatre
Apr. 22 – May. 16

Gabriel Fauré: Requiem

The Kennedy Center
Sun. May 19

Ursula von Rydingsvard: The Contour of Feeling

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jul. 28

Kay Ryan

Folger Theatre
Tue. May 7

RSC Live: As You Like It

Folger Theatre
Mon. May 13

Stomp

National Theatre
Apr. 23 – 28
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